International Law

The law relating to international activities involving states, international organizations, and non-state actors. Our faculty members are conducting research in areas that include international environmental law, law of the sea, international water resources law, international criminal law, international humanitarian law, international law of emerging technologies, international human rights law, law and development, regulation of transnational corporations, the intersection of international trade law and international investment arbitration, international climate law, international infrastructure and construction law, and conflict of laws.

Our Researchers

Nigel Bankes

Nigel Bankes

  • Aboriginal Law
  • Circumpolar Law (Arctic)
  • Energy Law
  • International Environmental Law
  • International Water Resources Law (especially the Columbia River Treaty)
  • Law of the Sea (especially dispute resolution)
  • Oil & Gas Law (Regulation and Private Law)

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Catherine Brown

Catherine Brown

  • Estate planning
  • International taxation
  • International trade law

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Maureen Duffy

Maureen Duffy

  • Comparative Law
  • Constitutional Law (Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom)
  • Immigration and Refugee Law
  • National Security Law (the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom)
  • Criminal Procedure (Canada and the United States)
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare

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Anna-Maria Hubert

Anna-Maria Hubert

  • Public international law
  • Law of the sea
  • International environmental law
  • International law and policy relating to science and emerging technologies.¬†

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Michael Ilg

Michael Ilg

  • Legal Theory
  • Law and Development

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Al Lucas

Al Lucas

  • Regulatory issues related to energy and environmental law
  • Oil and gas law
  • Constitutional law
  • Judicial review

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Kathleen Mahoney

Kathleen Mahoney

  • Equality
  • International Human Rights Law
  • Judicial Education
  • Law and Reparations
  • Aboriginal people and the law
  • Feminist Legal Theory
  • Transitional Justice

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Michael Nesbitt

Michael Nesbitt

  • Criminal Law
  • National Security Law

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Evaristus Oshionebo

Evaristus Oshionebo

  • Law and policy governing extraction and mining of natural resources
  • Corporate responsibility
  • Corporate governance
  • Regulation of transnational corporations
  • Sustainable development
  • Intellectual property law
  • International investment law

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Fenner Stewart

Fenner Stewart

  • Energy Market Reform
  • Corporate Governance
  • Responsible Regulation
  • Legal Theory

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Rudiger Tscherning

Rudiger Tscherning

  • International and Comparative Energy and Natural Resources Law and Policy
  • The Conflict of Laws (Private International Law)
  • International Infrastructure and Construction Law
  • International Nuclear Law and Policy
  • International Commercial Law
  • Transportation of Energy and Commodities

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Kristen van de Biezenbos

Kristen van de Biezenbos

  • Energy Extraction, Transportation, and Land Use Issues
  • Environmental and Natural Resources Law and Policy
  • Renewable Energy Markets and Regulation
  • Offshore Energy Law

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Elizabeth Whitsitt

Elizabeth Whitsitt

  • Public International Law
  • International Trade Law
  • International Investment Law
  • International Dispute Settlement
  • Intersection between disciplines of¬†International Economic Law
  • Intersection between disciplines of International Economic Law and regulation of Natural Resources, Energy,¬†Environment and Human Rights

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Related Moots

  • Jessup International Moot